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Expression Photo XP-970 Small-in-One Printer

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Easily print high-quality, wide-format photos up to 11" x 17".

Print professional-quality, wide-format photos with the Expression® Photo XP-970 Small-in-One. Producing stunning, borderless photos up to 11" x 17", the XP-970 gives your photos astounding vibrancy with 6-color Claria® Photo HD Inks. This fast, compact printer delivers 4" x 6" photos in as fast as 11 seconds1 and can even print from smartphones and tablets2 for easy printing on the go. Designed with your convenience in mind, it includes a 4.3" touchscreen for PC-free printing and a fold-over scan lid that securely holds originals in place. Plus, with specialty media support3, you can print directly onto specialty papers, CDs and DVDs for even more creative flexibility.

    • Wireless | Wide Format | Print | Copy | Scan | Photo | Ethernet
      Ink: 6-color Claria® Photo HD inks
      ISO Print Speed: Black: 8.5 ISO ppm; Color: 8.0 ISO ppm

      This printer is designed for use with Epson cartridges only, not third-party cartridges or ink.* See Important Ink Info

  • Model: C11CH45201
Our Price:

$299.99

After 33% savings:
$199.99
Expression Photo XP-970 Small-in-One Printer is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 41.
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  • Hands-free, voice activated printing6 — print a variety of creative projects and everyday documents , including your to-do and shopping lists
  • Versatile, wide-format photo all-in-one — ultra slim design, superior photo performance; easily adjust photos with tools for red-eye removal, photo restoration and more
  • Scan and share — scan to the cloud for easy photo sharing7
  • Epson® Creative Print mobile app — easily print photos and create custom cards, stationery and more

Eco Features

  • ENERGY STAR® certified
  • RoHS compliant
  • Save up to 50% on paper with auto 2-sided printing
  • Recyclable product10
  • Epson America, Inc. is a SmartWay® Transport Partner11
Better Products for a Better Future™
For more information on Epson's environmental programs, go to www.epson.com/environment

What's in the box:

  • Expression Photo XP-970 Small-in-One printer
  • CD-ROM for product setup
  • Power Cord
  • Maintenance box
  • 6x Claria Photo HD 227 Ink cartridges9:
    1x Black
    1x Cyan
    1x Magenta
    1x Yellow
    1x Light Cyan
    1x Light Magenta

Print:


Printing Technology: 6-color (C, M, Y, K, LC, LM), drop-on demand MicroPiezo® inkjet technologyMinimum Ink Droplet Size: 5 ink droplet sizes, as small as 1.5 picolitersMaximum Print Resolution: 5760 x 1440 optimized dpiISO Print Speed:
  • Black: 8.5 ISO ppm
  • Color: 8.0 ISO ppm
2-Sided ISO Print Speed:
  • Black: 4.7 ISO ppm
  • Color: 4.5 ISO ppm
Photo Print Speed: 4" x 6" borderless photo in as fast as 11 seconds1CD / DVD Printing: Inkjet printable CDs and DVDsLayouts:
  • Borderless
  • Classic borders
  • Picture packages
  • Photo ID
  • 2-up, 4-up, 8-up, 20-up
  • Jewel index
  • Jewel
  • Upper 1/2, lower 1/2
  • CD layouts (single, quarter, variety)

Ink:


Ink Type: Claria Photo HD InkInk Palette: 1x Black, 1x Cyan, 1x Magenta, 1x Yellow, 1x Light Cyan, 1xLight MagentaInk Configuration: 6 individual ink cartridgesReplacement Ink:
  • 277 Standard-capacity Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan and Light Magenta9
  • 277XL High-capacity Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Light Cyan and Light Magenta9
Ink Yield Information:
  • 277 Standard-capacity Yields: ISO pages – Black: 240, Color: 360
  • 277XL High-capacity Yields: ISO pages – Black: 500, Color: 740

General:


Operating Systems:
  • Windows® 10/Windows 8/8.1/Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista® (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Mac OS® X® 10.6 – macOS® 10.14.x8
Temperature:
  • Operating: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Storage: -4° to 104° F (-20° to 40° C) [one month at 40° C]
Humidity:
  • Operating: 20 – 80%
  • Storage: 5 – 85% (no condensation)
Sound Level: 49 dB (A)Dimensions:
  • Printing: 18.9" x 26.3" x 11.6" (W x D x H)
  • Storage: 18.9" x 14" x 5.8" (W x D x H)
Weight: 19.4 lbSafety Approvals: Safety standards UL60950-1-CAN/CSA-22.2, No. 60950-1, EMI FCC Part 15 subpart B class B, CAN/CSA-CEI/IEC CISPR 22 class BWarranty: 1-year limited warranty in the U.S. and Canada

Copy:


Copy Modes:
  • Color
  • Black / White
  • Text
  • Text and Image
  • Photo
Copy Speed:
  • Black: 8.1 ISO cpm
  • Color: 8.1 ISO cpm
Copy Quality: Color: Standard; Black-and-white: BestCopy Quantity: 1 – 99 copies (PC-free)Maximum Copy Size: 8.5" x 14"Copy Features:
  • Auto background removal for text
  • Fit to page
  • Reduction and enlargement (25 – 400%)
  • Photo reprints and enlargements
  • Color restoration of old, faded photos
  • Scan photos and convert to coloring book pages
  • Make photo greeting cards (PC-free)
  • Copy onto CDs / DVDs
  • Scan to memory card or USB flash drive
  • Scan to PDF
  • Scan to PC – USB and network
  • 2-sided copies with duplexer

Specifications Scanner:


Scanner Type: Color flatbed (CIS line sensor)Optical Resolution: 4800 dpiHardware Resolution: 4800 dpi (Max.)Maximum Resolution: 9600 x 9600 dpi interpolatedColor Bit Depth:
  • Input: 48-bit Color / 16-bit Grayscale & Black / White
  • Output: 24-bit Color / 8-bit Grayscale & Black / White
Scan Bed Size: 8.5" x 11.7" (Max.)Scanner Features:
  • Scan to memory card
  • Scan to PDF
  • Scan to PC – USB and network
  • Scan to email – via Epson Connect
  • Scan to cloud7
Maximum Scan Area: 8.5" x 11.7"

Connectivity:


Standard Connectivity:
  • Hi-Speed USB
  • USB HOst
  • Wireless 802.11 b/g/n5
  • Ethernet (10/100)
  • Wi-Fi Direct5
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and Google AssistantTM
Supported Memory Cards: SD / SDHC / SDXC, MS Duo, CF3Direct Camera Connection: PictBridge™ port (cameras / phones)

Mobile Printing Solutions:


Epson Connect:
  • Epson E-mail Print4
  • Epson Remote Print4
  • Epson iPrint™ App (iOS®, Android)4
  • Creative Print App (iOS, Android)4
Other:
  • Apple® AirPrint®
  • Google Cloud Print
  • Android printing
  • Fire OS printing
  • Morphia® Print Services
  • Scan to cloud7

Paper Handling:


PC-Free Paper Support:
  • Plain (8.5" x 11")
  • Photo (4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.5" x 11", 16:9 wide)
  • Inkjet-printable CDs/DVDs
Special Media Support: Inkjet printable CDs / DVDsPaper Sizes: 3.5" x 5", A4, 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.5" x 11", 11" x 17", A4, B5, A5, A6, half letter, executivePaper Types:
  • Plain paper
  • Epson Bright White Premium Paper
  • Epson Bright White Pro Paper
  • Epson Multipurpose Plus Paper
  • Epson Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy
  • Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster
  • Premium Photo Paper Semi-Gloss
  • Premium Photo Paper Glossy
  • Photo Paper Glossy
  • Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte
  • Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-Sided
  • Premium Presentation Paper Matte
  • Presentation Paper Matte
  • Iron-On Cool Peel Transfer
  • Photo Quality Self-Adhesive Sheets
  • Double-Sided and Bright White Paper
Borderless Sizes: 3.5" x 5", 4" x 6", 5" x 7", 8" x 10", 8.5" x 11", 11" x 17", A4, 16:9 wideEnvelope Types: No. 10Input Paper Capacity: 100 sheets plain paper / 10 envelopesOutput Paper Tray Capacity: 30 sheets plain paperSecondary Paper Tray Capacity: 20 sheets Premium Photo Paper Glossy

Printer Details:


Display: 4.3" touchscreen with gesture navigationPrinter Language: Epson ESC/P® Raster, ESC/P-RSoftware Included:
  • Epson printer driver
  • Epson Scan 2
  • Epson Easy Photo Scan
  • Epson Print CD
    Internet connection required for installation of some softwareSupported Digital Camera Technologies: Exif PrintImage Enhancement Technologies: Auto Photo Correction with advanced face detection, preview on LCD, red-eye removal and photo restorationColor Management: Auto Photo Correction and ICM

    Power:


    Rated Voltage: AC100 – 120 VRated Frequency: 50 – 60 HzPower Consumption:
    • Approx. 20 W ISO 24712 (Standalone Copy Printing)
    • Approx. 0.2 W (Power Off)
    Rated Current: 0.7 Amp
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The BEST photo printer I have ever had This is an amazing printer. The photo's are so vivid. It is super easy to sync to your computer, phone or tablet. It is fairly small compared to other models. The ink is reasonably priced. I highly recommend this fantastic printer to anyone who prints photos. This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-03-27
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not impressed I really hate to say it but I’m not impressed at all. It’s a lot louder when it prints than what I’m used to. It’s already messed up 4 -6 print jobs and just isn’t as user friendly as the printers I’ve had and used unfortunately. This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-03-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Great buy ! Smooth quiet fast crisp clear prints . I love this Printer. Overall quite pleased and would have bought one for myself, even though This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-03-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning Photos. Great Printer Setup was incredibly easy to setup and connect to my Wi-Fi network. In less than 10 minutes I setup the XP-970 and was printing from my laptop. I also was able to connect my daughter’s iPad to the printer and she was able to print minutes later. Incredibly easy. I love the many “high touch” features this printer has like the retracting/deployment of the printer tray and touchscreen display panel This is the first time I have used a printer that had an expanded number of ink cartridges, which include cyan, light cyan, magenta, light magenta, yellow, and black. Clearly this is one of the inherent capabilities that enables the printer to produce great images, and if you use one of the glossy papers are absolutely stunning. I would definitely recommend this product if you are looking for a great photo printer. It doesn’t disappoint. This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-03-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pictures! I've printed quite a few pictures with this excellent printer and both me and my wife are very pleased with the quality. Our desks are now adorned with selfies from our travels that we printed with ease by sending the pictures from our phones straight to the printer. Although it took some time to unbox, unwrap, unstick, assemble, set up, and align, the flow of use afterward has been pretty easy. Setting up wifi was easy, the QR code to set up with our iPhones was easy, and navigation on the LCD is intuitive, responsive, and smooth. For a flatbed, the low-dpi scanning was surprisingly quick, actually great quality, and created a relatively small PDF. The 1200 dpi--which is crazy high--was quite a bit slower but the quality is exceptional. Other features that are quite exciting: print-on-CD capability, "Quiet" mode (prints slower but quieter), auto-retractable display and output trays, photo collage (with pics from a memory stick), and basic greeting cards. Not too thrilled that I now have to replace a "Maintenance Box" in additional to ink cartridges, but at least the life span of all the consumables seems to be reasonable enough, and it did at least come with one new Maintenance Box. Overall quite pleased and would have bought one for myself, even though This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-02-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing print quality The Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Small-In-One Inkjet printer is an amazing printer for printing photos at home. The print quality is much better than any other photo printer I have ever used. The print time is fairly quick. I like that you can print different sizes from 4x6 borderless photos to 11x17 printing all wirelessly. Another great feature is that you can use voice printing with either Amazon Alexa or Google assistant, so no need to be tethered to your computer to print. There is also the option to print from a SD memory card or memory stick. The touchscreen display is user friendly and you also have built in software that allows you to adjust your photos, red removal and restoration tools for old or damaged photos, which is amazing. Another really cool feature is it also has the ability to print images onto CDs or DVDs when you want to create a custom gift for family and friends. Set-up was really simple and fast right out of the box it took no more than 15-20 mins and I was ready to print. This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-02-25
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from great printer This is an awesome printer, that does not fail to produce! This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.”
    Date published: 2020-02-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very professional printer I am very satisfied with the Epson XP 970 printer. Unboxing and setting up was very easy, from box to use was less than 45 minutes. First use i did ensure the test pages process was complete. So that my printing experience would go smooth. I have used it atleast 12-15 times in the last 2 weeks. I can say I am very pleased with the print, copy and scanning process. The final results come out very clean and professional looking. I am confident I can finish printing alot of my photos from home, instead of having them printed elsewhere. It prints great quality photos and documents. It is reliable and i haven't had any issues on any print jobs. I have not yet used all settings as far as printing from my phone, but i look forward to doing so. The size of the printer itself is great, especially for use at home. When not using we can store it comfortably on shelf. I would recommend this printer for anyone that use at home or office since its capable of multiple functions and easy to use. This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-02-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Professional looking photos I received the Expressioin Photo XP-970 printer and was impressed with the details listed on the box about the product. It listed auto 2-sided print, multi paper input alimentation, mobile printing, touchscreen, CD/DVD print, memory card and wifi. Once I opened the box, everything was packaged so neatly. The instructions to install the software were pretty simple. I like the 4.3 inch touchscreen and after a couple of tries, I was able to connect to my home wifi. I had a couple of snags with Tray2. It took me a few tries to fully know where to put the paper, but I appreciated the diagram and instructions on the touchscreen to let me know what I was doing wrong. I have to print a lot of flyers for my job and this printer delivered very well. The colors in my flyers are so bright and crisp. The quality looks professional. Also, I think what makes the pictures so vivid are the options to choose what type of paper is being used. I've never seen a feature like this before. This printer packs a punch and I'm pleased with being able to print in different sizes which is good for my professional needs. I also like the size of this printer and can store it anywhere. I am also ecstatic that it automatically prints on two sizes without me having to print on one size and turn it over like my last printer. This is a great feature. I am loving this printer. The only major negative is how loud it is when setting it up. This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.
    Date published: 2020-02-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I got this epson expression photo small in one printer and i love it. I love that the photo quality is really good and that this printer has a fax and scan feature and it makes my life and job easier due to the fact that it is wifi enabled and it has the capability to print 2 sided pages. This printer has the option to print from my mobile phone and the print is pretty quick it is only a couple of seconds so i can have my documents in my hands in a hurry. So this printer lets me go moblie since it isnt pretty big and it is not very bulky. I dont have an office space so for this printer to be smaller is a plus for me and i love that and the fact that it does not compromise in the quality of the picture print.This is a review for the Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer that I received free of charge to do a beta test and review.”
    Date published: 2020-02-19
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    Notes:

    *This product uses only genuine Epson-brand cartridges. Other brands of ink cartridges and ink supplies are not compatible and, even if described as compatible, may not function properly.

    1 Color photo in Draft Mode on Premium Photo Paper Glossy measured from start of paper feed. Actual print times will vary based on factors including system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed

    2 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect™ enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect

    3 Specialty paper support accommodated through rear paper feed, maximum 23 mil paper thickness, manual 2-sided printing only.

    4 Adapter may be required.

    5 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED; level of performance subject to the range of the router being used. Wi-Fi Direct may require printer software.

    6 See www.epson.com/voicefor device compatibility. Epson Connect account and voice-activated account registration required.

    7 Requires an Internet connection, a free Epson Connect account and a destination email address or cloud storage account. For a list of supported cloud services, visit www.epson.com/connect

    8 For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit www.epson.com/recycle

    9 SmartWay is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency



    Specifications Notes:

    † Black and color print speeds are measured in accordance with ISO/IEC 24734. Actual print times will vary based on system configuration, software, and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed

    ‡ Black and color copy speeds are determined in accordance with ISO/IEC 29183. Actual copy times will vary based on system configuration and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/copyspeed

    2 Specialty paper support accommodated through rear paper feed, maximum 23 mil paper thickness, manual 2-sided printing only.

    3 Adaptor may be required.

    4 Most features require an Internet connection to the printer, as well as an Internet- and/or email-enabled device. For a list of Epson Connect enabled printers and compatible devices and apps, visit www.epson.com/connect

    6 See www.epson.com/voice for device compatibility. Epson Connect account and voice-activated account registration required. |

    7 Requires an Internet connection, a free Epson Connect account and a destination email address or cloud storage account. For a list of supported cloud services, visit www.epson.com/connect

    8 Some applications and/or functions may not be supported under Mac OS X.

    9 Replacement cartridge yields are based on ISO/IEC 24711 tests in Default Mode printing continuously. Cartridge yields vary considerably for reasons including images printed, print settings, temperature and humidity. Yields may be lower when printing infrequently or predominantly with one ink color. All ink colors are used for printing and printer maintenance, and all colors have to be installed for printing. For print quality, part of the ink from the included cartridges is used for printer startup and a variable amount of ink remains in the cartridges after the “replace cartridge” signal. For details, see www.epson.com/inkinfo

    10 For convenient and reasonable recycling options, visit www.epson.com/recycle

    11 Smartway is an innovative partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that reduces greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and improves fuel efficiency.

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